Neurogender describes when one's gender is in some way linked to one's neurodivergency, mental illness, or neurological conditions. It is an umbrella term for any gender related to being neurodivergent, but it can also be used as an identity on its own. Neurogender is not neurodivergency as a gender, but rather is a gender or expirence of gender that is so heavily influenced by one's neurodivergency that one's gender and neurodivergency cannot be unlinked.
Not everyone who is neurodivergent has a neurogender, only those who feel their gender is influenced by their status as neurodivergent. Neurogenders are exclusive to those of a given neurotype, though oftentimes there are similar terms available to neurotypical people who have similar experiences and don't wish to appropriate.
Neurogenders are sometimes considered to be a type of xenogender.
Flag and SymbolThe neurogender flag was posted on the Tumblr blog Pridearchive on August 13, 2014. The color meanings are as follows: Red, green, blue and purple represent the spectrum of different neurotypes and gender identities that neurodivergent individuals have. Black represents the aromantic and asexual spectrums. The infinity symbol represents neurodiversity. pridearchive.tumblr.com/post/9…
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